U.S. At War: Cargoes

San Francisco's longshoremen and their waterfront employers seldom agree. But last week they loudly agreed that cargo space was being wasted, that ships steamed out through the Golden Gate with precious freights of airplanes, munitions, food dangerously and improperly stowed, that loading of vital supplies for Pacific outposts was being delayed and badly managed, and that Army & Navy officials in Washington were to blame.

In loading a ship, as in packing a trunk, the heaviest cargo is usually put in the bottom. But wartime cargoes are loaded not by common sense but...

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